At the risk of overdoing the whole bottles, mugs, glasses theme to this year’s gift guide, here’s another liquid-vessel item that has us pretty psyched: the Bottle Cap Tripod ($10), from BK-based Dynomighty Design. This tiny tripod, which doubles as a high-tech stopper for your potables, screws right onto any soda- or water-bottle top on one end and into your point & shoot on the other. What you get is an ultra portable, swiveling-yet-stable mount to save your shots on windy days in Red Hook or just from chronically over-caffeinated hands. The tripod’s still available online, or you can try one of the many BK stores that carries Dynomighty’s products.
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]